2018 Ford F150 Owner's Manual

2018 Ford F150 owners manual
Year:
2018
Make:
Ford
Model:
F150
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
16.68 MB

Table of Contents

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2
Introduction
10
About This Manual
10
Symbols Glossary
10
Data Recording
12
Perchlorate
14
Ford Credit
14
Replacement Parts Recommendation
15
Special Notices
15
Mobile Communications Equipment
16
Export Unique Options
17
Environment
18
Protecting the Environment
18
At a Glance
19
Instrument Panel Overview
19
Child Safety
21
General Information
21
Installing Child Restraints
22
Booster Seats
34
Child Restraint Positioning
36
Child Safety Locks
38
Seatbelts
39
Principle of Operation
39
Fastening the Seatbelts
40
Seatbelt Height Adjustment
44
Seatbelt Warning Lamp and Indicator Chime
44
Seatbelt Reminder
45
Child Restraint and Seatbelt Maintenance
47
Seatbelt Extension
47
Personal Safety System™
49
Personal Safety System™
49
Supplementary Restraints System
50
Principle of Operation
50
Driver and Passenger Airbags
51
Front Passenger Sensing System
52
Side Airbags
54
Safety Canopy™
55
Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator
57
Airbag Disposal
57
Keys and Remote Controls
58
General Information on Radio Frequencies
58
Remote Control
58
Replacing a Lost Key or Remote Control
64
MyKey™
65
Principle of Operation
65
Creating a MyKey
66
Clearing All MyKeys
67
Checking MyKey System Status
67
Using MyKey With Remote Start Systems
68
MyKey Troubleshooting
68
Doors and Locks
70
Locking and Unlocking
70
Keyless Entry
73
Tailgate
75
Tailgate Lock
75
Manual Tailgate
75
Electronic Tailgate
75
Removing the Tailgate
76
Tailgate Step
77
Bed Extender
78
Security
80
Passive Anti-Theft System
80
Anti-Theft Alarm
83
Power Running Boards
84
Using Power Running Boards
84
Steering Wheel
86
Adjusting the Steering Wheel - Vehicles With: Manual Adjustable Steering Column
86
Adjusting the Steering Wheel - Vehicles With: Power Adjustable Steering Column
86
Audio Control
87
Voice Control
88
Cruise Control
88
Information Display Control
89
Heated Steering Wheel
89
Pedals
90
Adjusting the Pedals
90
Wipers and Washers
91
Windshield Wipers
91
Autowipers
91
Windshield Washers
92
Lighting
93
General Information
93
Lighting Control
93
Autolamps
94
Instrument Lighting Dimmer
94
Daytime Running Lamps
95
Automatic High Beam Control
95
Front Fog Lamps
96
Direction Indicators
97
Spot Lamps
97
Interior Lamps
98
Windows and Mirrors
100
Power Windows
100
Exterior Mirrors
101
Interior Mirror
104
Sliding Windows
105
Sun Visors
105
Moonroof
105
Instrument Cluster
107
Gauges
107
Warning Lamps and Indicators
110
Audible Warnings and Indicators
114
Information Displays
115
General Information
115
Information Messages
127
Climate Control
145
Manual Climate Control
145
Automatic Climate Control
146
Hints on Controlling the Interior Climate
148
Heated Windshield
151
Heated Rear Window
151
Heated Exterior Mirrors
151
Cabin Air Filter
151
Remote Start
151
Seats
153
Sitting in the Correct Position
153
Head Restraints
153
Manual Seats
155
Power Seats
156
Memory Function
159
Rear Seats
160
Heated Seats
160
Ventilated Seats
162
Front Seat Armrest
162
Rear Seat Armrest
163
Universal Garage Door Opener
164
Universal Garage Door Opener
164
Auxiliary Power Points
168
Auxiliary Power Points
168
Storage Compartments
170
Center Console
170
Overhead Console
171
Starting and Stopping the Engine
172
General Information
172
Ignition Switch
172
Keyless Starting
173
Steering Wheel Lock - Vehicles Without: Push Button Start
173
Steering Wheel Lock - Vehicles With: Push Button Start
173
Starting a Gasoline Engine
174
Starting a Diesel Engine
177
Switching Off the Engine
181
Engine Block Heater
181
Unique Driving Characteristics
183
Auto-Start-Stop
183
Fuel and Refueling
186
Safety Precautions
186
Fuel Quality - Diesel
186
Fuel Quality - E85
189
Fuel Quality - Gasoline
190
Fuel Filler Funnel Location - Regular Cab
191
Fuel Filler Funnel Location - SuperCab/​SuperCrew
191
Running Out of Fuel
191
Refueling
192
Fuel Consumption
195
Engine Emission Control
196
Emission Law
196
Catalytic Converter
197
Selective Catalytic Reductant System
199
Diesel Particulate Filter
203
Transmission
209
Automatic Transmission
209
Four-Wheel Drive
215
Using Four-Wheel Drive
215
Rear Axle
223
Electronic Locking Differential
223
Brakes
225
General Information
225
Hints on Driving With Anti-Lock Brakes
225
Electric Parking Brake
226
Hill Start Assist
227
Traction Control
229
Principle of Operation
229
Using Traction Control
229
Stability Control
230
Principle of Operation
230
Using Stability Control
231
Hill Descent Control
233
Principle of Operation
233
Using Hill Descent Control
233
Parking Aids
235
Principle of Operation
235
Rear Parking Aid
235
Active Park Assist
236
Rear View Camera
240
360 Degree Camera
243
Cruise Control
246
Principle of Operation
246
Using Cruise Control
246
Using Adaptive Cruise Control
247
Driving Aids
254
Driver Alert
254
Lane Keeping System
255
Blind Spot Information System
259
Cross Traffic Alert
263
Steering
266
Pre-Collision Assist
267
Drive Control
271
Load Carrying
273
Load Retaining Fixtures
273
Load Limit
274
Bed Access
278
Bed Ramps
279
Towing
282
Towing a Trailer
282
Trailer Reversing Aids
284
Trailer Sway Control
294
Recommended Towing Weights
294
Essential Towing Checks
306
Towing the Vehicle on Four Wheels
313
Driving Hints
316
Breaking-In
316
Economical Driving
316
Off-Road Driving
317
Driving Through Water
318
Floor Mats
319
Snowplowing
320
Roadside Emergencies
323
Roadside Assistance
323
Hazard Flashers
324
Fuel Shutoff
324
Jump Starting the Vehicle
325
Post-Crash Alert System
327
Transporting the Vehicle
327
Towing Points
328
Customer Assistance
330
Getting the Services You Need
330
In California (U.S. Only)
331
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto Line Program (U.S. Only)
332
Utilizing the Mediation/Arbitration Program (Canada Only)
333
Getting Assistance Outside the U.S. and Canada
333
Ordering Additional Owner's Literature
335
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Only)
335
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada Only)
335
Fuses
337
Fuse Specification Chart
337
Changing a Fuse
345
Maintenance
347
General Information
347
Opening and Closing the Hood
347
Under Hood Overview - 2.7L EcoBoost™
348
Under Hood Overview - 3.0L V6, Diesel
349
Under Hood Overview - 3.3L Duratec - V6
350
Under Hood Overview - 3.5L Ecoboost™
351
Under Hood Overview - 5.0L Modular - V8
351
Engine Oil Dipstick - Gasoline
352
Engine Oil Dipstick - Diesel
353
Engine Oil Check - Gasoline
353
Engine Oil Check - Diesel
354
Oil Change Indicator Reset
355
Engine Coolant Check
356
Automatic Transmission Fluid Check
360
Transfer Case Fluid Check
360
Brake Fluid Check
361
Power Steering Fluid Check
361
Washer Fluid Check
361
Draining the Fuel Filter Water Trap
361
Fuel Filter - Diesel
362
Fuel Filter - Gasoline
362
Changing the 12V Battery
362
Checking the Wiper Blades
364
Changing the Wiper Blades
364
Adjusting the Headlamps
365
Changing a Bulb
366
Bulb Specification Chart
370
Changing the Engine Air Filter - Gasoline
372
Changing the Engine Air Filter - Diesel
372
Vehicle Care
375
General Information
375
Cleaning Products
375
Cleaning the Exterior
375
Waxing
377
Cleaning the Engine
377
Cleaning the Exhaust
377
Cleaning the Windows and Wiper Blades
378
Cleaning the Interior
378
Cleaning the Instrument Panel and Instrument Cluster Lens
379
Cleaning Leather Seats
380
Repairing Minor Paint Damage
381
Cleaning the Wheels
381
Vehicle Storage
381
Body Styling Kits
383
Wheels and Tires
384
General Information
384
Tire Care
386
Using Snow Chains
400
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
401
Changing a Road Wheel
407
Technical Specifications
415
Capacities and Specifications
417
Engine Specifications - 2.7L EcoBoost™
417
Engine Specifications - 3.0L V6, Diesel
417
Engine Specifications - 3.3L Duratec - V6
418
Engine Specifications - 3.5L Ecoboost™
418
Engine Specifications - 5.0L Modular - V8
419
Motorcraft Parts - 2.7L EcoBoost™
420
Motorcraft Parts - 3.0L V6, Diesel
420
Motorcraft Parts - 3.3L Duratec - V6
421
Motorcraft Parts - 3.5L Ecoboost™
422
Motorcraft Parts - 5.0L Modular - V8
422
Vehicle Identification Number
423
Vehicle Certification Label
424
Transmission Code Designation
425
Capacities and Specifications - 2.7L EcoBoost™
426
Capacities and Specifications - 3.0L V6, Diesel
430
Capacities and Specifications - 3.3L Duratec - V6
434
Capacities and Specifications - 3.5L Ecoboost™
439
Capacities and Specifications - 5.0L Modular - V8
444
Audio System
450
General Information
450
Audio Unit - Vehicles With: AM/​FM/​CD
451
Audio Unit - Vehicles With: AM/​FM/​SYNC Without Touchscreen
456
Audio Unit - Vehicles With: AM/​FM/​CD/​Touchscreen Display
457
Digital Radio
459
Satellite Radio
461
USB Port
464
SYNC™
465
General Information
465
Using Voice Recognition
466
Using SYNC™ With Your Phone
468
SYNC™ Applications and Services
469
Using SYNC™ With Your Media Player
473
SYNC™ Troubleshooting
474
SYNC™ 3
482
General Information
482
Home Screen
493
Using Voice Recognition
494
Entertainment
501
Climate
511
Phone
513
Navigation
519
Apps
527
Settings
530
SYNC™ 3 Troubleshooting
544
Accessories
558
Accessories
558
Ford Protect
561
Ford Protect
561
Scheduled Maintenance
563
General Maintenance Information
563
Normal Scheduled Maintenance
566
Special Operating Conditions Scheduled Maintenance
569
Scheduled Maintenance Record
576
Appendices
587
Electromagnetic Compatibility
587
End User License Agreement
589
Type Approvals
615

FAQ about the 2018 Ford F150 Manual

What contains the 2018 F150 manual?

The Ford F150 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Ford to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Ford F150. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Ford F150 2018 owner's manual:

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

Where to download the 2018 Ford F150 Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Ford F150 year 2018 free?

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The Ford F150 (2018) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2018 is available in English.

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